Lorna Brown is a Vancouver-based artist, curator and writer. Working between studio practice, curation and writing she explores interests in the dynamics of public spaces, social phenomena such as boredom, and institutional structures and systems. In addition to the public art project Digital Natives, independent curatorial and editorial projects include Ruins in Process: Vancouver Art in the Sixties, an extensive online digital archive of images, film, essays and artists’ projects (www.vancouverartinthesixties.com); Institutions by Artists, (http://arcpost.ca) an international project involving a 3 day conference, print and online publishing, and commissioned artworks; and Group Search: art in the library, a series of artists projects in the spaces and systems of the Vancouver Public Library. Writing projects include Book of Jests: Hyung-Min Yoon for grunt gallery (http://grunt.ca/bookofjests_lornabrown/); Agility in Public, an interview with Anne Pasternak, Director of Creative Time NY; http://fillip.ca/content/agility-in-public, and Haptic: Tegan Moore and Elspeth Pratt, by Bookmachine for Publication Studio. Brown was the Director/Curator of Artspeak Gallery from 1999 to 2004, and is currently Acting Director at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at UBC.
Visit the Expo Blvd Billboards to see Lorna Brown’s work during the month of April as part of the Capture Photography Festival’s 2020 Public Art Program.